Last post on Apr 02, 2012 at 6:35 AM
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Lincoln Town Car, Performance Mods, Towing, Suspension, Sedan
#3 of 7 Re: Trailer towing with Town Car [euphonium]
Jul 31, 2009 (2:54 pm)
Thanks for the details and all the good advice. My expected trailer + trailer cargo weight is max 3000 lbs. Given that, TC empty with hitch is 3850, 2 passengers 400, TC cargo 500, trailer tongue weight 450 (15% of 3000), for a total of 5200 lbs. This is just under the TC GVWR of 5335. So I will have the transmission cooler installed and remember you're driving suggestions. Thanks again.
#4 of 7 Re: Trailer towing with Town Car [endrake]
Aug 01, 2009 (12:15 pm)
You're welcome, however, I'm a little concerned over the tongue weight and trunk weight on the air suspension. If you can off load some of the trunk weight into the trailer & somehow lower the tongue weight by 50%, your air suspension will be more likely to maintain. It was designed to labor with 3 in the back seat and 6 golf clubs. Safe travels to you.
#5 of 7 plan on towing a RV Trailer
Apr 01, 2012 (11:34 am)
I have replaced the air suspension shocks on the rear of my 1999 Towncar and want to pull a small 22 foot RV trailer I hope this possible does anyone truly know what is really possible for a Towncar can pull?
#6 of 7 Re: plan on towing a RV Trailer [mrclean5]
Apr 01, 2012 (3:17 pm)
Our 94 Signature has been pulling a boat & trailer weighing a little over 3,000 lbs since it was new. It is recommended you install an auxillary transmission cooler and not a little one either.
What is the weight of your trailer as you don't say?
As to the hitch, be sure it is not a light duty model. Consider a Class IV.
A conservative driving technique will get you a lot of future miles.
#7 of 7 Re: plan on towing a RV Trailer [euphonium]
by Kirstie@Edmunds HOST
Apr 02, 2012 (6:35 am)
Also, remember that it isn't just the going, it's the stopping too. Does the trailer have breaks? (and, as euphonium mentioned, the weight is important.)